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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 12 September 1962Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Birth NameAmy Marie Yasbeck
Height 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Amy Yasbeck was born on September 12, 1962 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Amy Marie Yasbeck. She is an actress, known for The Mask (1994), Pretty Woman (1990) and Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993). She was previously married to John Ritter.

Spouse (1)

John Ritter (18 September 1999 - 11 September 2003) (his death) (1 child)

Trade Mark (1)

Long red hair

Trivia (16)

Daughter, with John Ritter, Stella Ritter, was born. [September 1998]
As a child, Yasbeck was featured on the cover of the Betty Crocker Easy Bake Oven. She was recently presented with a new Easy Bake Oven on the show I've Got a Secret (2000) for which she is a regular panel member.
Starred with her husband, John Ritter, in The Cosby Show (1984) episode, The Cosby Show: Total Control (1991), 8 years prior to their marriage.
Her father was of Lebanese descent and her mother was of Irish ancestry.
She first met John Ritter at director Dennis Dugan's house during a read-through of Problem Child (1990) in 1989. She said he forced her to eat a bagel and cream cheese because he thought she was too thin. He also thought she was too young to play his wife.
She spent her elementary, middle and high school years at two different Catholic schools: Summit Country Day School and Ursuline Academy.
She moved to New York after losing both of her parents - her father from a heart attack and her mom from emphysema.
Her late husband, John Ritter, died on their daughter Stella Ritter's fifth birthday, and a day before Amy's 41st birthday.
The month of September is related to all the members of her family. Amy was born on the 12. Her husband was born on the 17th and died on the 11th. Her daughter was born on the 11th. Amy was married on the 18th.
Stepmother of Jason Ritter (born on February 17, 1980), Carly Ritter (born on March 1, 1982), Tyler Ritter (born in 1984).
Amy and John Ritter were seen as a married couple having a baby on the 1991 The Cosby Show (1984) episode, The Cosby Show: Total Control (1991).
Married John Ritter at the Murphy Theater, Wilmington, Ohio, the same theater used for the movie-watching scene (and external scene outside the theater) in the movie, Lost in Yonkers (1993). On the date of their marriage, the marquee outside the Murphy Theater said simply, "Congratulations John and Amy".
Studied theater at the University of Detroit.
Daughter Stella Ritter was born one day before her 36th birthday.
Release of her book, "With Love and Laughter, John Ritter". [September 2010]
Friends with Steven Weber.

Personal Quotes (6)

"After you play husband and wife on camera multiple times, it becomes easy to be husband and wife off camera as well." -About her relationship and marriage to the late John Ritter.
I have a, you know, a John Ritter-shaped hole in my heart. Nobody can replace that.
On her part in the sitcom Wings (1990): I cried like Miss America when I got the part.
I have a whole collection of angels and cherubs and dragonfly jewelry. Whenever somebody gives me a gift, it has wings.
I certainly wouldn't want to be the man who was compared to John Ritter through my eyes.
I've started the John Ritter Foundation for Aortic Health. The big focus is helping people get the correct diagnoses.

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